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More than 100 beacons will be lit across the United Kingdom at 9:32pm this evening to mark the 70th anniversary of the announcement of the end of war in Europe.
Three days of VE Day memorials and celebrations began earlier with a ceremony at the Cenotaph in London.
A total 107 beacons will be lit across the country, led by the Queen at Windsor Castle at 9.30pm.
The rest of the country will follow two minutes later to mark the exact moment peace was publicly declared seven decades ago.